Overview of Madrid | The Madrid Tourist

Overview of Madrid

March 17, 2011No Comments

Madrid is a beautiful city located in Spain. It is the third largest city in Europe and is political and financial core of Spain. This city boasts a lot of history and as quite a few tourist attractions. A person can easily explore the historic districts of this wonderful city on foot. The city offers different communities and each one has its own distinct feel. Some things to see in Madrid are the Thyssen-Bornemisza art museums, Reina SofĂ­a and the Prado.

The city of Madrid has a population of around 3.3 million people, but the combined population of the metro area is estimated at around 6.5 million. The city is 234 square miles in size. The city is the capital of Spain and is located in the CET time zone.

The climate of Madrid offers some hot summers and cold winters. The hottest month in the city is July with an average high of 88.2F and the coldest month in the city is January 49.5F. Madrid is located in a dry climate and most of the precipitation is in the spring and autumn months.

Madrid offers a lot to people that come visit. Madrid has a thriving night life and has many locations that people can enjoy dancing the night away. The city also offers some visually impressive building that date back centuries. A person can feel like they are going back in time when they visit some of the older standing buildings in the city of Madrid. The largest bullfighting ring in the world is also located in Madrid. Bullfighting season in Madrid is from March until October. People come from all around the world to watch bullfights in Madrid.

Madrid is a wonderful city that has a lot to offer people. It is one of the best places to visit in Europe.